Faculty of Contemporary Studies (FCS)

BS Program – Semester wise Scheme of Courses

Course Code

Course Name

1st Semester

BS-101

English-I  Comprehension & Composition  –  C-I  

BS-102

Islamic Studies   2 Cr. Hrs   C-II   

BS-103

Basic Mathematics  C-III  

BS-104

Principles of Economics  G-I   

BS-105

Introduction to IR  G-II       

BS-106

Fundamentals of  Management  G-III  

2nd Semester

BS-107

Pakistan Studies  2 Cr. Hrs   C-IV  

BS-108

Introduction to Computers and Computing  C-V  

BS-208

English-II  Report Writing and Presentation Skills C-VI  

BS-110

Intro to Peace and Conflict Studies  G-IV  

BS-204

Introduction to Strategic Studies  G-V  

PCS-101

Introduction to Political Science  F-I

3rd Semester

BS-201

Intro to Statistical Inference  C-VII  

BS-202

Introduction to Psychology  G-VI  

BS-213

National Security and Threat Perception  G-VII  

BS-214

Introduction to Government and Politics  G-VIII

PCS-201

Conflict Analysis  F-II

PCS-202

Peace Education  F-III

4th Semester

BS-207

Research Methodology C-VIII  

BS-215

English-III Strategic communication skills  C-IX   

PCS-203

International Law  F-IV

PCS-204

Conflict Management and Resolution  F-V

PCS-205

Approaches and Perspectives on Terrorism M-I

5th Semester

PCS-301

Political Philosophy  F-VI

PCS-302

Contemporary Issues in Peace and Conflict  F-VII

PCS-303

Traditional and Non-traditional Paradigms of Security  F-VIII

PCS-304

History – 1  South Asia   F-IX

PCS-305

Comparative Peace Processes  M-II

PCS-306

Ethnic Conflicts: Perspectives, Theories and Sources  M-III

6th Semester

PCS-307

History – II  US and Europe   F-X

PCS-308

Arms Control and Disarmament  M-IV

PCS-309

Conflict Transformation and Peace-Building  M-V

PCS-310

Peace Movements  M-VI

PCS-311

Dynamics of Peace and Conflict in South Asia  M-VII

PCS-312

Theory and Practice of Nonviolence  M-VIII

7th Semester

PCS-401

Globalization and Conflict  M-IX

PCS-402

Foreign Policy Analysis  M-X

PCS-403

Gender and Armed Conflict  M-XI

 

Elective 1

 

Elective 2

8th Semester

PCS-404

Politics of Environment M-XII

 

Elective – 3

 

Elective – 4

PCS-499

Research Thesis  6 Cr. Hrs M-XIII

List of Elective Courses

PCS-411

Post-Conflict Reconstruction

PCS-412

Conflict and Cooperation in North America

PCS-413

Conflict and Cooperation in Asia Pacific  

PCS-414

Conflict and Cooperation in Western Europe  

PCS-415

Conflict and Cooperation in Middle East  

PCS-416

Conflict and Cooperation in Eastern Europe  

PCS-417

Conflict and Cooperation in East Africa  

PCS-418

Conflict and Cooperation in Southeast Asia  

PCS-418

Conflict and Cooperation in West Africa  PCS-419

 PCS-420

Peace Keeping and Humanitarian Assistance

PCS-421

Conflict and Cooperation in Central Asia  

PCS-422

International Humanitarian Law  

PCS-423

Contemporary Discourses and Research in Environmental Issues  

PCS-424

International Human Rights Law  

PCS-425

Terrorism and Political Violence  

PCS-426

Migration, Displacement and Conflict

PCS-427

Politics and Foreign Policy of India  

PCS-428

Culture, Peace and Conflict  

PCS-429

Politics and Foreign Policy of Afghanistan  

PCS-430

Religion: Peace and Violence   

PCS-431

Politics and Foreign Policy of Iran  

PCS-432

Role of Media in Peace and Conflict  

PCS-433

Politics and Foreign Policy of China  

PCS-434

Energy, Resource Wars and Conflicts  Seminar   

PCS-435

Foreign Policies of Great Powers  USA, Russia, China   

PCS-436

Human Security and Conflict Prevention  

PCS-437

Nationalism  

PCS-438

Conflict and Cooperation in South Asia  

PCS-439

Civil Society and Political Change  

PCS-440

Communication Skills  workshop   

PCS-441

International Relations Since 1945         

PCS-442

Conflict and Cooperation in South America 

PCS-443

Intra-State Conflicts in Pakistan

PCS-444

Seminar: Nationalism, Peace and Conflict

PCS-445

Conflict and Cooperation in North Africa

PCS-446

Seminar: International Politics of North Africa

PCS-447

International Organizations

PCS-448

International Political Economy

PCS-449

Conflict and Cooperation in South Africa

PCS-450

Diplomacy and State Craft

PCS-451

Confidence Building Measures and Crisis Management

PCS-452

Practical Training in Conflict Resolving Techniques  PTCRT 

PCS-453

Seminar: Conflict Resolution Practices

PCS-454

Seminar: Directed Studies